The North American Basketball League unveiled the full schedule for the 2023-24 season on Thursday.
The 2023-2024 NBA season will begin on October 24 with, in particular, in Denver, a meeting between the defending champion, the Nuggets, and the Los Angeles Lakers, according to the schedule published Thursday. Victor Wembanyama will have the opportunity to play his first official match with the San Antonio Spurs the next day at home against the Dallas Mavericks of Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving. The regular season, with its 82 games for each of the 30 franchises, will end on April 14.
The novelty will be the NBA In-Season Tournament, a competition within the competition disputed in a formula similar to that of the Leaders Cup in France: qualifying matches by pools from November 3, which will also count for the regular season, and a final phase in Las Vegas which will end on December 9. The All-Star Game will take place in Indianapolis on February 18. The third NBA game held in Paris will face the Brooklyn Nets and the Cleveland Cavaliers on January 11. The Atlanta Hawks and Orlando Magic will play a regular season game Nov. 9 in Mexico City.